Article published in Summer 2012 Mamalode Magazine “You aren’t scheduled for an appointment today.” Stunned and confused, I left the chiropractor’s office, walked back to my car, and wondered, “Maybe I’m supposed to be getting my hair colored and cut today?” Two hours later, after visiting the hairdresser and my cognitive rehab therapist–neither of whom…

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Are You Our Next Colleague? When you walk up the ramp and through the door of Side by Side you may smell a casserole baking from the kitchen and hear a vacuum cleaner down the hall. It’s bright, open, and welcoming. It’s bustling with activity and you can’t tell clients from staff. That’s all by…

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What a difference a year makes, huh? We’re looking back at the videos from about a year ago. It’s a little crazy to think that because of COVID-19, we haven’t seen some of these folks in person since MARCH! We thought that it made sense to remind ourselves of the importance of our work-oriented Clubhouse…

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AmazonSmile Through Your Mobile Device AmazonSmile customers can now support Side By Side Brain Injury Clubhouse Inc in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device Go into the main menu of the…

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Side by Side staff are always refreshing their knowledge in order to better support our members with brain injuries. We recently attended a webinar hosted by the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey (BIANJ), which we often recommend as a valuable resource. Last week, staff and members decided to watch it together – we wanted…

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Side by Side Brain has received a CARF Accreditation for the following: Community IntegrationGovernance Standards Applied One member stated that the program “brings it all out, what I can do.” What did the CARF surveyor’s report indicate were some of strengths of Side by Side? The Executive Director is commended for her creativity and innovative…

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We had a great time at this week’s virtual Halloween party! Congratulations to the Queen of Frixtoria – our costume contest winner! She was an alien from another planet who would conquer Earth with Love…we loved the backstory of what she eats, her accessories and her thoughts on us Earthlings. We did Halloween-themed karaoke, hangman…

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Kroger’s program makes it easy for you to give something extra to Side by Side on the shopping you do every day. Once you link your card to Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, Inc., all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Shopper’s Card.  Voila! Side by Side gets an…

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close up picture of a woman washing her hands

Thank you Brenau University Occupational Therapy students Hannah, Taylor, Sarah Beth & Madison! These four took it upon themselves to create videos despite the challenges of quarantine during Covid-19. Once Side by Side reopens, we will play this video on a loop! It will be a good reminder for both members and staff, especially those…

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A woman smiling while wearing a face mask

      Daily we need to take extra time and effort, That may interfere with our idea of comfort, Following how we have planned our day, We demand health and strength today. Therefore, we need to take the time to arrange, Our lives despite any change, That takes place in your world or mine, Continuing to…

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